Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image

ANGLING.

The following are. the rr turns of the " bare fly " competition held on the Waiwera River on the 9th November for prizes presented by Messrs Sargood and the Misses Buchan : 1. It. Forrest 5 fish, 71b 7oz 2. J. Telford 12 „ 71b 41oz 3. J. Robertson ... S „ 71b 2*oz 4. R. Coghill R „ 31b (loz 5. J. Nelson ... ... 5 „ 21b sJoz

The rtsuits of the "bare fly" competition held on the Waipahi on the 10th for the gold and silver medals presented by the Otago Acclimatisation Society are as follow : 1. O. S. Valentine... 7 fish, 171b Ooz fcold medal) 2. D. Melrose ... 3 „ 12lb8oz(Rilvermcdal) 3. R. Forrest ... fi „ 101b l!oz 4. D. A. Purvis ... 4 „ 101b 5. W. Marzahan ... 9 „ <Mb 0. J. It. Smith ... 9 „ 91b 7. James D. Smith 4 ~ 7.111) 8. J. Hosking ... 5 „ 71b 9. U. Coghill ... 7 „ olb 12oz 10. John Robertson 2 ~ 4!b 12oz

For this competition there were twentyfive entries, but, owing to the violent state of the elements, many of those who entered did not compete. The anglers had to contend with heavy squalls of wind and rain, with occasional hail showers, which no doubt accounts for the comparatively small returns of 935' ib, as compared with last year's total 0f!982-b. _^_^

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD18971115.2.6

Bibliographic details

Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 10471, 15 November 1897

Word Count
211

ANGLING. Evening Star, Issue 10471, 15 November 1897

Working